PCTV HD mini Stick is an ultra-compact, USB-powered TV tuner that’s the perfect match for super-slim laptops. The integrated signal booster improves reception sensitivity even if the signal isn’t strong. The easy-to-use TVCenter software lets you watch, timeshift and record TV. You can enjoy TV in full-screen mode or in a scalable window while using other applications. PCTV HD mini Stick comes with a mini remote control and high-gain telescopic antenna.
Take it with you on your travels. Record the game, grab your favorite sitcom episodes or catch the late-night thriller – PCTV HD mini Stick makes it happen.
Want full PVR capabilities? No problem - use TVCenter software to timeshift, record and program all your favorite shows. There's even one-click recording to hard disk or DVD.
PCTV HD mini Stick provides everything you need to turn your PC into a digital TV with fully functional Personal Video Recorder (PVR). You can actually view and record over-the-air HD content for free (ATSC). If you have cable TV (ClearQAM) at home: get the best out of it and receive the available digital HD channels on your PC, at no additional cost. All of this power is available in an ultra-compact designed form factor. The PCTV HD mini Stick includes a USB 2.0 powered TV tuner with integrated infrared (IR) receiver and a mini-remote control.
This diminutive combination allows you to take control of all of your digital TV choices from a distance in comfort. A high-gain telescopic antenna is included, too. The included TVCenter software also offers features like timeshifting, direct-to-DVD recording or scheduled recordings to your hard drive without any quality loss.
- New compact size HDTV tuner for easy travel and storage
- Instantly turn your PC into a personal digital video recorder
- Record your favorite shows to your hard drive or direct-to-DVD
- Unique slide-open design with USB connector protection - never loose the USB cap again!
- Ultra-compact HDTV tuner stick with super-strong reception
- Watch free HDTV on your PC – no service fees
- Supports both digital over-the-air TV (ATSC1) and unencrypted digital cable TV (ClearQAM2)
- Includes mini-remote control and high-gain telescopic antenna
- Turns your PC into a PVR with TimeShifting: pause, rewind TV
- Stereo sound
- Electronic Program Guide (EPG3)
- Compatible with Windows® Media Center5 (Windows Vista™ Home Premium or Ultimate; remote kit offered separately)
- New: built-in slide-cap to protect the USB connector
- New: integrated signal booster improves sensitivity for over-the-air HDTV reception
- ATSC (HDTV up to 1080i, SDTV)
- ClearQAM (HDTV up to 1080i, SDTV)
- TV antenna (F-connector/Coaxial)
- MPEG-4: compatible with Sony PSP or Apple iPod (Trial Version)
- Windows® XP or Windows Vista™ with latest service pack
- Intel® Pentium® 4 2.8GHz, Pentium M 1.7 GHz, equivalent AMD Athlon 64 processor or higher (e.g. dual core processor)
- RAM: Windows XP – 512 MB; Windows Vista – 1 GB
- Free USB 2.0 port
- Sound/graphics controller with support for DirectX® 9 or higher
- Hard drive with minimum 1 GB free space (20 GB recommended for TV recording)
- CD drive (DVD burner required for DVD recording)
- Internet connection for registration/activation
- USB 2.0 TV tuner for ATSC1/ClearQAM2 reception
- Mini remote control including battery
- Portable telescopic high-gain antenna with magnetic foot
- Antenna adapter (MCX to F-Connector)
- USB extender cable
- Printed quick start guide
- Travel bag
- CD with TVCenter software
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